Man accused of Australian terror plot threatened stabbings in video

February 12, 2015 5:54 AM

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SYDNEY – One of two men charged with planning to launch an imminent terrorist attack in Australia appeared on a video threatening to stab the kidneys and necks of their victims, the nation's prime minister said Thursday, accusing the pair of "monstrous extremism."

Omar Al-Kutobi, 24, and Mohammad Kiad, 25, were charged this week with undertaking acts in preparation or planning for a terrorist act after police raided their Sydney home and seized the video, a homemade flag associated with the Islamic State group, a machete and a hunting knife.

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